Québec City Announces Its Official Cruise Month

Québec City, Canada has announced its first ever Cruise Month, which will kick off September 16 and run through October 16.  Each fall, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), and the cruising community come together to celebrate cruising with Cruise Month events around the world. Québec’s will celebrate a booming cruise industry in the region.  The […]

Celebrity Cruises Appoints First Female Galapagos Captain

For the first time in cruise industry history, a female captain will navigate the rich archipelago of the Galapagos.  A native of Ecuador, Nathaly Albán will command the exclusive Celebrity Xploration, which was recently revitalized. With a total of 12 years’ experience sailing around the Galapagos, Captain Albán has worked on several vessels in the region, […]

Wishing Carnival’s John Heald A Happy Anniversary

He’s the most well-known cruise director since The Love Boat’s Julie McCoy, and this week, Carnival Cruise Lines’ John Heald marked 30 years with the company. To put that in terms cruisers can understand, that’s the equivalent of just over 1,564 week long cruises.  John Heald Is Only On Vacation Ironically, Heald’s anniversary happens to […]

Cruise Line Dining Explained

Food is often one of the biggest takeaways from a vacation, so it’s important to know how your cruise ship’s dining system operates before you sail – because no one likes surprises when it comes to food. Here’s what to expect at dinner on 4 major cruise lines. Carnival Cruise Line Carnival’s main dining rooms […]